Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Knox (Greenwoodpark)

A junior branch of the Knoxes of Rappa held an estate in the parish of Kilfian, barony of Tirawley, county Mayo. In 1851 almost 3000 acres including Woodville was advertised for sale in the Encumbered Estates' Court by John Knox and his brother Henry William Knox of Netley Park. The petitioner was Barbara Knox White, their sister-in-law. The representatives of John Henry Knox of Greenwoodpark, owned 6909 acres in county Mayo in 1876.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Greenwoodpark Greenwoodpark Kilfian Ballina Bekan 82 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G153 228
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 23
Knockglass House/Woodville Woodville Kilfian Ballina Fortland 20 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G141 229
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 23

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Knox, 14 Jan 1851, Vol 5, MRGS 39/003 (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Knox of Lifford, Co Donegal, of Castlereagh, Moyne, Rappa Castle, Broadlands, Netley Park, Bushfield, Greenwood Park, Lissodrone, Co Mayo and of Woodstock, Co Wicklow and Dublin city, c 1600-1824. GO MS 169, 280-289; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Knox of Mount Falcon, Hollywood and Greenwood Park, Co Mayo, 1789-1943. GO MS 182, 535-6; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources